The Lafayette Parish School Board, in an uncharacteristically short and drama-free meeting, decided against caving to insurance consultant Rina Tikia’s demand for $200,000.

guillory carouselThe former head of the Lafayette and Opelousas housing authorities pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to soliciting and accepting bribes from vendors and for his role in a bid-fixing scheme.

Lafayette Parish School Board member Kermit Bouillion says insurance consultant Rina Tikia never offered him tickets to a New Orleans Saints game; here's what he did get ...

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No, state Rep. John Bel Edwards doesn’t want to toss ‘The Dude’ in the slammer and throw away the key.

U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy has confirmed to the Associated Press that he was bumped from a Republican leadership position in the House after breaking with party leaders. And that's a good thing.

Choice cuts from Acadiana's news media for Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014:

A strange cast of witnesses has been subpoenaed by the attorney for former City-Parish Councilman Chris Williams for his upcoming civil case against the Lafayette Housing Authority.

New questions arise about whether a consultant for the school system tried to grease the skids with Saints swag.

Rs and Ds join hands to support former ADA Keith Stutes in his bid to oust DA Mike Harson.

Why leadership in Lafayette, Lake Charles and Alexandria should look beyond their existing small local horizons and take it to the “20-thousand-foot” level.

Choice cuts from Acadiana's news media for Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2014:

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